Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Run/ Walk

It’s time to rise up against addiction at the Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Run/ Walk. Addiction affects 1 in 3 Americans, and participants will run or walk the 5K course to show families they are not alone!

When
Saturday | November 4th, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where
Piedmont Park at The Meadow
10th St NE & Charles Allen Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30309

Registration to walk is free, and each dollar you raise goes directly to programs that will end the devastation of addiction: evidence-based resources, state and federal advocacy, and a strong community of families offering support. 100% of the money raised for the 5K will directly fund Shatterproof’s programs related to addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery.

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Atlanta World Kite Festival

kiteLet’s go fly a kite – At the 6th annual Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo!

When
Saturday | October 28th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where
The Meadow at Piedmont Park
1320 Monroe Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

The outdoor festival is free and invites all ages to enjoy an afternoon of good old-fashioned family fun. Bringing all kinds of people together, visitors will enjoy kite flying fun, food trucks, face painting, photo-booths, live music, and more!

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Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta

You’ll be sure to get more treats than tricks this Halloween season with our list of the Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta for 2017!

October is officially here, and there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to premier cocktail parties, we have you covered with all the highlights.

Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:

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Scarecrows in the Garden

It’s time for Fall Fun at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Scarecrows in the Garden showcases over 100 creative scarecrows throughout the gardens. Handcrafted by individuals, schools, organizations, and even Garden Members, these scarecrows are spooky, fun, and everything in between! Be sure to discover your own personal favorite at one of the Botanical Garden’s seasonal events!

When
October 4th – 29th, 2017
Tuesdays – Sundays | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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Goblins in the Garden

Treat your youngest goblins to a day of Halloween fun at Goblins in the Garden!

WHEN
Sunday | October 22nd, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

The festive event will offer pony rides, fall-themed crafts, storytelling, a Ride-on-Train, pumpkin decorating, and more!

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Atlanta Botanical Gardens Fest-of-Ale

Celebrate the harvest season with Fest-of-Ale at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens every Thursday in October! With live music and a selection of seasonal beers, you can experience the Atlanta Botanical Gardens after-hours unlike ever before!

When
Every Thursday in October
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Each Thursday will feature a unique way to participate and enjoy the evening. Past favorites include the Arts & Ales local market  where guests find pottery, wood working, jewelry and more by local and regional artists. The market is a great way to get a jump start on holiday shopping and mingle with local artisans!

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Art in the Park

Benefiting the Ansley Park Beautification Foundation, Art in the Park hosts a series of inspired events for discerning shoppers, art lovers, and fans of interior design!

2017 ART IN THE PARK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Art in the Park one Day Sale
Sunday | October 8th, 2017 • 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Home of Renee and Tom Houle | 240 Beverly Road

Discerning shoppers will enjoy an afternoon full of wearable art and other exotic art objects. Shop among Handmade Jewelry, Japanese inspired children’s clothing, One-of-a-Kind Pottery, Fabric Art, Hand Woven Scarves, Handcrafted Birdhouses Replicated from Historic Buildings, and more!

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Atlanta Running of the Bulls

Atlanta Running of the Bulls is putting a fun, safe spin on the renown event in Spain! Come out for a 1-mile Fun Run where the Atlanta Rollergirls will be chasing down participants with wiffle ball bats, followed by refreshing drinks at the post-run party!

When
October 7th, 2017

Fun Run Location
Piedmont Park
10th St and Charles Allen Dr. 
Atlanta, GA 30309 

After Party Location
Orpheus Brewing
1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Atlanta Rollergirls proudly bring the exciting event to our city, and it is so much more than just a run! A miniature parade will lead participants to the starting line and through the “bullpen” where Rollerbulls are chomping at the bit to get out and whack people with their whiffleball bats!  After the race, participants can join the after party with food and drink specials at Orpheus Brewing. The full day of fun includes lawn games, a DJ, beer, and food trucks!  this is one Fun Run you won’t want to miss!

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Atlanta Streets Alive!

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Date

Sunday | September 24th, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location

Central Atlanta celebrates Atlanta’s signature Peachtree Street from the heart of the city in Downtown through Midtown.

Closed to motorized traffic, the 3-mile route along Peachtree and S. Broad  is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

beltlineMark your calendars for the 8th annual return of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine!

When: September – November, 2017
Cost: Free

Performances and festivities kick off with the annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade on  Saturday, September 9th and continue through mid-November.

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